Muscles

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Muscles
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2011-12-09 22:03:35
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  1. Gluteus Maximus (acts on the hip)
    • Extension
    • Lateral Rotation
    • Abduction
    • Lower Fibers Adduct the Hip
  2. Gluteus Medius (act on the hip)
    • All Fibers: Abduct the Hip
    • Anterior Fibers: Flex & Medially Rotate
    • Posterior Fibers: Extend & Laterally Rotate
  3. Gluteus Minimus (act on the hip)
    • Abduction
    • Medial Rotation
    • Flexion
  4. Rectus Femoris
    • Extends the knee
    • Flexes the Hip
  5. Vastus Medialis, Vastus Lateralis & Vastus Intermedius
    Extend the Knee
  6. Biceps Femoris
    • Flex the Knee
    • Laterally rotate the flexed knee
    • LONG HEAD: Extends the hip & assists to laterally rotate the hip
  7. Semimembranosus & Semitendinosus
    • Knee Flexion
    • Knee Medial Rotation

    • Hip Extension
    • Hip Medial Rotation
    • Tilts Pelvis Posteriorly
  8. Adductor Longus, Adductor Brevis & Pectineus
    • Hip Adduction
    • Hip Medial Rotation
    • Hip Flexion ASSIST
  9. Adductor Magnus
    • Hip Adduction
    • Hip Medial Rotation
    • Hip Flexion ASSIST
    • Posterior Fibers: Hip Extension
  10. Gracilis
    • Hip Adduction
    • Hip Medial Rotation

    • Knee Flexion
    • Medial Rotation of the Flexed Knee
  11. Tensor Fasciae Latae
    • Hip Flexion
    • Hip Medial Rotation
    • Hip Abduction
  12. Sartorius
    • Hip Flexion
    • Hip Lateral Rotation
    • Hip Abduction

    • Knee Flexion
    • Medial Rotation of the Flexed Knee
  13. Piriformis
    • Hip Lateral Rotation
    • Hip Abduction
  14. Quadratus Femoris, Obturator Internus, Obturator Externus, Gemellus Superior, Gemellus Inferior
    Laterally Rotate the Hip
  15. Psoas Major
    • Origin Fixed: Hip Flexion & Lateral Rotation
    • Insertion Fixed: Trunk Flexion & Tilts Pelvis Anteriorly
    • Unilaterally: Assists to Laterally Flex Lumbar Spine
  16. Iliacus
    • Origin Fixed: Hip Flexion & Lateral Rotation
    • Insertion Fixed: Trunk Flexion & Tilts Pelvis Anteriorly
  17. Hip Flexion (7 primary, 4 assist)
    • Psoas Major
    • Iliacus
    • Tensor Fasciae Latae
    • Sartorius
    • Rectus Femoris
    • Gluteus Medius (anterior fibers)
    • Gluteus Minimus

    • Adductor Longus
    • Pectineus
    • Adductor Brevis
    • Adductor Magnus
  18. Hip Extension
    • Gluteus Maximus (all fibers)
    • Biceps Femoris (long head)
    • Semitendinosus
    • Semimembranosus
    • Adductor Magnus (posterior fibers)
    • Gluteus Medius (posterior fibers)
  19. Hip Medial Rotation
    • Gluteus Medius (anterior fibers)
    • Gluteus Minimus
    • Tensor Fasciae Latae
    • Adductor Magnus
    • Adductor Longus
    • Adductor Brevis
    • Pectineus
    • Gracilis
    • Semitendinosus
    • Semimembranosus
  20. Hip Lateral Rotation
    • Gluteus Maximus (all fibers)
    • Piriformis
    • Quadratus Femoris
    • Obturator Internus
    • Obturator Externus
    • Gamellus Superior
    • Gamellus Inferior
    • Gluteus Medius (posterior fibers)
    • Psoas Major
    • Iliacus
    • Sartorius
    • Biceps Femoris (long head)
  21. Hip Abduction
    • Gluteus Maximus (all fibers)
    • Gluteus Medius (all fibers)
    • Gluteus Minimus
    • Tensor Fasciae Latae
    • Sartorius
    • Piriformis (when the hip is flexed)
  22. Hip Adduction
    • Adductor Magnus
    • Adductor Longus
    • Adductor Brevis
    • Pectineus
    • Gracilis
    • Gluteus Maximus (lower fibers)
  23. Knee Flexion
    • Biceps Femoris
    • Semitendinosus
    • Semimembranosus
    • Gracilis
    • Sartorius
    • Gastrocnemius
    • Popliteus
    • Plantaris (weak)
  24. Knee Extension
    • Rectus Femoris
    • Vastus Lateralis
    • Vastus Medialis
    • Vastus Intermedius
  25. Medial Rotation of the Flexed Knee
    • Semitendinosus
    • Semimembranosus
    • Gracilis
    • Sartorius
    • Popliteus
  26. Lateral Rotation of the Flexed Knee
    Biceps Femoris

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